What Are Symptoms of Granulomatous Disease?


Granulomatous disease is a genetic disease that makes it difficult for the human body to fight of certain bacteria and fungi. This can lead to repeated infections of the body, repeated instances of pneumonia, swelling of the lymph nodes (especially in the neck), impetigo and abscesses on the skin.
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